President Congratulates Cambodian PM on ASEAN Lifetime Achievement Award

President of the Lao People's Democratic Republic H.E. Bounnhang Vorachith has congratulated Cambodia's Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen on receiving the ASEAN Lifetime Achievement Award.

During their meeting this morning in Vientiane, Lao PDR, the Lao leader expressed warm welcome to the Cambodian premier for attending the 13th ASEAN Leadership Forum, taking place on Aug. 6-7, and his sincere congratulations to Samdech Techo Hun Sen on getting this special award, reported the National Television of Cambodia (TVK).

Prime Minister Hun Sen thanked the Lao's side for their warm hospitality and conveyed the greetings from His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, to the Lao president.

Samdech Techo Hun Sen took the opportunity to invite H.E. Bounnhang Vorachith to pay a state visit to Cambodia and the latter responded positively to the invitation.

Both leaders were also committed to further boost the cooperation between the two countries, mainly in the fields of trade, investment and exchange between people, and exchanged views on regional and international issues of common concern.

Following on the same day, Samdech Techo Hun Sen also met with his Lao counterpart H.E. Thongloun Sisoulith.

The Cambodian premier is scheduled to return home tomorrow.

Source: Agence Kampuchea Press